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Residents benefit from malaria awareness rollout in Kibera - The Standard (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - April 27, 2017 - 09:07

Residents benefit from malaria awareness rollout in Kibera
The Standard (press release)
According to the Global Literacy Project, (GLP) a charity organisation working in Kibera, Malaria is a severe problem in this area and is particularly damaging to the residents because it often causes a person to be so sick that they are unable to work ...

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We must keep up the fight against Malaria - The Standard (press release)

Malaria News Feeds - April 27, 2017 - 05:52

The Standard (press release)

We must keep up the fight against Malaria
The Standard (press release)
Malaria statistics have improved significantly in the past few years. Between 2010 and 2015, malaria incidence reduced by 21 per cent and the number of deaths fell by 29 per cent globally (and by 31 per cent in the African region), according to the WHO ...
Correction: Africa-Malaria Vaccine storyABC News
China takes action to stamp out malariaShanghai Daily (subscription)
Despite drop, 28m people at risk of malaria in 2017K24 TV
World Health Organization -World Health Organization
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We must make Kenya malaria-free — CS Mailu - The Star, Kenya

Malaria News Feeds - April 27, 2017 - 05:00

The Star, Kenya

We must make Kenya malaria-free — CS Mailu
The Star, Kenya
The government is committed to eradicating Malaria in Kenya, Health CS Cleopa Mailu said yesterday. To achieve this, it will work with partners this year to distribute more than 15 million of long-lasting treated mosquito nets to curb spread ...

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WPI professor pioneers plant-based malaria treatment - News ... - Worcester Telegram

Malaria News Feeds - April 27, 2017 - 00:12

Worcester Telegram

WPI professor pioneers plant-based malaria treatment - News ...
Worcester Telegram
WORCESTER – It just may turn out that a professor's class signup bait at Worcester Polytechnic Institute years ago set in motion the discovery of a new, more ...
Serious malaria cases cured by plant therapy in AfricaEconomic Times

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Italian Island's Mutation Fights Malaria, But Raises Risk of Other Diseases - Live Science

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 23:25

Live Science

Italian Island's Mutation Fights Malaria, But Raises Risk of Other Diseases
Live Science
In the latest example of this finely balanced fight, new research reveals that a genetic mutation that increased resistance to malaria in one group of people also increased their rates of the autoimmune diseases of multiple sclerosis and lupus ...

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Experimental Drug Cures Malaria in Mice - Voice of America

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 20:07

Voice of America

Experimental Drug Cures Malaria in Mice
Voice of America
Scientists have developed a compound that both cured and prevented malaria in animals. They say the experimental drug even is effective against resistant strains of the mosquito-borne parasite. If the experimental treatment pans out in humans, it could ...
New single-dose drug could help wipe out malariaDaily Maverick

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Experimental Drug Cures Malaria in Mice - Voice of America

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 20:07

Voice of America

Experimental Drug Cures Malaria in Mice
Voice of America
Scientists have developed a compound that both cured and prevented malaria in animals. They say the experimental drug even is effective against resistant strains of the mosquito-borne parasite. If the experimental treatment pans out in humans, it could ...

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Nearly 22k US malaria-related hospitalizations reported in 14 years: 7 takeaways - Becker's ASC Review

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 19:01

Nearly 22k US malaria-related hospitalizations reported in 14 years: 7 takeaways
Becker's ASC Review
A study published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene found the United States needs to enact more prevention measures as malaria makes its way through U.S. facilities. Researchers analyzed the number of malaria-related ...

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The anti-malarial efficacy of exciting new clinical candidate

Science Daily - Malaria - April 26, 2017 - 18:20
A new article describes the discovery, and biological profiling, of an exciting new anti-malarial clinical drug candidate, MMV390048, effective against resistant strains of the malaria parasite, and across the entire parasite lifecycle, with the potential to cure and protect in a single dose.
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Bad news for malaria: Innovations from Seattle deployed to fight one of the world's deadliest infectious diseases - GeekWire

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 17:45

GeekWire

Bad news for malaria: Innovations from Seattle deployed to fight one of the world's deadliest infectious diseases
GeekWire
From left to right: Racheal Mokosha, District Malaria Focal Person; Ephraim Sikalundu, Data collector; and Vincent Munsaka, Community health worker, in Harmony village in South Zambia. They are part of the team logging cases of malaria across the ...

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Dried Leaf Tablets Cured 18 Suffering From Drug-Resistant Malaria - NDTV

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 12:56

NDTV

Dried Leaf Tablets Cured 18 Suffering From Drug-Resistant Malaria
NDTV
Tablets made from dried leaves of the Artemisia annua plant have cured 18 critically ill patients who were not responding to the standard malaria medications in a Congo clinic, says a study. The results, published in the journal Phytomedicine, suggest ...
Malaria Was Cured With Dried Leaves, Plant Therapy in Congo, Study SaysScience Times
Drugs Made From Dried Leaves Successfully Cure Drug-Resistant MalariaNature World News

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Ghana: World Malaria Day Marked With Community Outreach Programme - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 12:42

News Ghana

Ghana: World Malaria Day Marked With Community Outreach Programme
AllAfrica.com
A Community Outreach Programme has taken place at Glefe, a suburb of Accra, to mark this year's World Malaria Day. The programme, organized by Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) Ghana Foundation in partnership with the African Media and ...
GHS Makes Call To Boost Malaria PreventionNews Ghana
World Malaria Day celebrated with theme "Prevent Malaria, Save Lives"Merinews

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Correction: Africa-Malaria Vaccine story - ABC News

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 11:49

News-Medical.net

Correction: Africa-Malaria Vaccine story
ABC News
In a story April 24 about tests in Africa for a malaria vaccine, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the World Health Organization is hoping to wipe out malaria by 2040. In fact, WHO wants to reduce malaria mortality rates by at least 90 ...
WHO/AFRO: Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi to participate in malaria vaccine pilot programNews-Medical.net
Kenya: Back Malaria Vaccine TrialAllAfrica.com

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Tanzania: Malaria Seen Escalating - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 11:15

Tanzania: Malaria Seen Escalating
AllAfrica.com
Dodoma — The government has released a statement to mark "Universal Malaria Day" that indicates that the current infection rate status in the country is worse compared to the situation that prevailed in the past five years. According to a press ...

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Angola: WHO Reaffirms Commitment to Malaria Eradication - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 11:11

AllAfrica.com

Angola: WHO Reaffirms Commitment to Malaria Eradication
AllAfrica.com
Ondjiva — The World Health Organisation (WHO) in Angola reaffirmed Tuesday its commitment to work with the Angolan government in eradication of malaria. The representative of WHO regional director for Africa, Jean Marie Kipela, said so at the central ...

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Rwanda Recommits to Tighten Fight Against Malaria - allAfrica.com - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 10:24

Rwanda Recommits to Tighten Fight Against Malaria - allAfrica.com
AllAfrica.com
Today, Rwanda joins the rest of the world in a campaign to "End Malaria for Good." An official ceremony will be held in Huye District to mark World Malaria Day.

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New field laboratory-deployed molecular test could eliminate malaria - News-Medical.net

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 09:09

Huffington Post

New field laboratory-deployed molecular test could eliminate malaria
News-Medical.net
Meridian Bioscience, Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio has developed illumigene® Malaria, a molecular-based, field laboratory-deployed test for malaria that is up to 80,000 times more sensitive at detecting the malaria parasite than current testing options. The ...
Prevention is Key to End Malaria For GoodHuffington Post
Malaria Wiped Out In US But Still Plagues US HospitalsNPR
Fatal Malaria in the US More Common Than Previously KnownNew York Times
Medscape -Pan American Health Organization -Rare Disease Report
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Malaria can be eliminated in India by 2030, according to the Asia ... - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - April 26, 2017 - 08:49

Times of India

Malaria can be eliminated in India by 2030, according to the Asia ...
Times of India
On World Malaria Day, the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) affirmed their conviction that malaria can be eliminated in India, and across the Asia ...

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